Discover Rome’s historic Testaccio district from Santa Maria Liberatrice Square to the Protestant Cemetery, the final resting place of renowned poets. This guided walk will also take you to Monte Testaccio, built from remnants of ancient clay pots.
What to Expect
On this 3-hour tour that’s priced for a group of up to 8 participants you’ll explore the historic Testaccio district of Rome with a knowledgeable local guide.
Your walk begins at Santa Maria Liberatrice Square and takes you deep into the heart of the district. See Monte Testaccio, an artificial mountain built from the remnants of ancient Roman clay pots and amphorae that were used to carry goods across the Tiber.
Later you’ll visit the Protestant Cemetery, a peaceful place where’ll you see the graves of famous poets and artists such as John Keats, Shelley, Andersen, and Goethe. You’ll also learn about the curious origins of the nearby Pyramid of Cestius.
- Pick-up at your accommodation in Rome
What's Not Included
- Admission to the Protestant Cemetery (from EUR 3.00 per person)
Know Before You Go
Cancellations made up to 3 days before the date of the tour will receive a full refund. No refunds are available for tours cancelled less than 3 days prior to the scheduled date.
Be sure to wear comfortable shoes as the tour involves a lot of walking, and don’t forget to bring your sunglasses.
You should have your own insurance policy that covers all activities on this tour.